December 2013

Features

Barack Obama is Back!

Barack Obama is Back!

After five consecutive Hawaii vacations, President Barack Obama is expected to travel back to Oahu with his family this month once again. Here’s what to expect.

The Everything Guide to Ahi in Hawaii

The Everything Guide to Ahi in Hawaii

Hawaii's Most Beloved Fish: A guide to finding the best, and stories from the people who catch and serve it.

The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Waikiki's International Marketplace

The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Waikiki's International Marketplace

Say goodbye to the Waikiki landmark shopping bazaar.

Departments

Letters to the Editor: Feedback

Feedback for August and October 2013 issues.

Q+A: Ballet Hawaii's Pamela Taylor-Tongg reflects on 'The Nutcracker'

Pamela Taylor-Tongg, artistic director at Ballet Hawaii, reflects on 36 seasons of the Christmas classic, The Nutcracker, and how, when mishaps occur, the Rats are often involved.

Shopping: Fashion Accessories: Exotic Leather Is In

Explore winter’s wild side with striking, safari-inspired patterns, richly textured finishes and luxe skins.

Shopping: Makeup Tip: Add glitter and sparkle to your beauty routine

'Tis the season to add a little (or, in this case, a lot of) sparkle to your beauty routine.

Shopping: Haute New Holiday Jewelry

Glisten up! Don’t be afraid to stick your neck out this party season—don these holiday-hued jeweled necklaces that are as bright as Tinseltown.

Shopping: Hawaii-made Greeting Cards

Thoughtful, whimsical and locally designed, these greeting cards are guaranteed to bring joy to loved ones near and far.

Calabash: Getting Shaka Santa and Tutu Mele ready for Honolulu City Lights

Shaka Santa is being prepared for the Honolulu City Lights display.

Calabash: 8 Things to Do in December

Enjoy the last month of 2013 with free museum admission, a new photo collection and a vintage shopping spree.

Calabash: Afterthoughts: For the Love

Scenes from the special session on marriage equality.

News: The Rise, Fall and Rebirth of Waikiki's International Marketplace

Say goodbye to the Waikiki landmark shopping bazaar.

Shopping: Fashion Accessories: Exotic Leather Is In

Explore winter’s wild side with striking, safari-inspired patterns, richly textured finishes and luxe skins.

Shopping: Makeup Tip: Add glitter and sparkle to your beauty routine

'Tis the season to add a little (or, in this case, a lot of) sparkle to your beauty routine.

Shopping: Haute New Holiday Jewelry

Glisten up! Don’t be afraid to stick your neck out this party season—don these holiday-hued jeweled necklaces that are as bright as Tinseltown.

Shopping: Hawaii-made Greeting Cards

Thoughtful, whimsical and locally designed, these greeting cards are guaranteed to bring joy to loved ones near and far.

Entertainment: The Return of Hawaii's Favorite Reggae Band, Dread Ashanti

Before Ooklah the Moc or Natural Vibrations, there was Dread Ashanti.

Dining: The Everything Guide to Ahi in Hawaii

Hawaii's Most Beloved Fish: A guide to finding the best, and stories from the people who catch and serve it.

From Our Files: From Our Files: Arts & Culture

HONOLULU Magazine and Paradise of the Pacific—chronicling the Islands since the 1888 in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Afterthoughts: Afterthoughts: For the Love

Scenes from the special session on marriage equality.